The NZ Transport Agency says showers forecast for Northland later this week will make highways and roads slippery and people will need to drive to the conditions.
“After this long dry spell, there will be a build up of contaminants that will make surfaces slippery if it rains,” says the NZTA’s Regional Assets Manager, Steve Mutton. “Wet weather increases the risk of a crash and people will need to take extra care and allow a little more time for their travel to reach their destinations safely.”
Mr Mutton says people should be aware of changed driving conditions at the following Northland state highway locations:-
The NZTA thanks drivers for their co-operation while these improvements and maintenance projects are being completed. People can ring 0800 111 655 for more information
For more information please contact:
Auckland/Northland Media manager,
NZ Transport Agency